Essex

One dead in Benfleet bungalow fire

One person has died in a fire in a bungalow in Essex.

Fire crews were called to the property on Rayleigh Road in Benfleet just after 21:30 BST on Sunday to find the fire had taken hold of the building.

Essex Fire and Rescue service said a bedroom within the bungalow had been extensively damaged.

An investigation has begun to establish its cause. There is no further information about the incident.

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